oa South African Medical Journal - The differential diagnosis and treatment of asthma in childhood

Volume 16, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Attention is drawn to the importance of correct diagnosis of asthma in childhood. While the concept of allergic or true spasmodic asthma is well recognised, little attention so far has been paid to the other, possibly more common, type known as infective asthma or asthmatic bronchitis. Applying the outlook of constitutional medicine, in which the patient as a whole , and not his disease, is studied and treated , medicine to -day has a great deal of offer to the child suffering from infective asthma.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error